football http://kgou.org en OKC Native Bradford Out For Year With Torn ACL http://kgou.org/post/okc-native-bradford-out-year-torn-acl <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam&nbsp;<font color="red">Bradford</font>&nbsp;will miss the rest of the season because of a torn knee ligament.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The Rams said Monday the extent of the injury to&nbsp;<font color="red">Bradford's</font>&nbsp;left knee was confirmed after an MRI exam.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:15:19 +0000 Associated Press 15699 at http://kgou.org OKC Native Bradford Out For Year With Torn ACL Picking The Gridiron Contenders http://kgou.org/post/picking-gridiron-contenders Next season, there will be a new playoff system for big time college football.<p>A committee, which includes former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, will select the four teams that will play in the semifinals ahead of the championship game.<p>That system will replace the <a href="http://www.bcsfootball.org/" target="_blank">Bowl Championship Series</a> which has, until now, determined which college teams play for the national championship.<p><strong>John Bacon, </strong>a journalist who has written about college football, tells <a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/" target="_blank"><em>Here Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:56:36 +0000 Meghna Chakrabarti 15447 at http://kgou.org Picking The Gridiron Contenders Boren Postpones New Stadium Security Restrictions http://kgou.org/post/boren-postpones-new-stadium-security-restrictions <p>New security measures set to take place Saturday as the University of Oklahoma football team opens its season against Louisiana-Monroe at home are being delayed.</p><p><span>An emailed statement from </span>OU<span> President David </span>Boren says<span> fans will be allowed to bring "purses of reasonable size and seat cushions" into the stadium.</span></p><p>Earlier this week, the university was alerting football fans to restrictions that would have limited purses to 10 inches by 10 inches and ban seat cushions and chair backs.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:46:47 +0000 Kurt Gwartney & Associated Press 12605 at http://kgou.org Boren Postpones New Stadium Security Restrictions For Steve Davis, Faith Was Bigger Than Football http://kgou.org/post/steve-davis-faith-was-bigger-football <p></p><p>Friends, fellow players, and coaches remembered former University of Oklahoma standout quarterback Steve Davis as much for his prowess from the pulpit as on the gridiron.</p><p>Davis, an ordained Baptist preacher and the Sooners' starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national championships in 1974 and 1975, was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana, officials said Monday.</p><p>Pastor Deron Spoo at First Baptist Church in Tulsa said Davis had "very deep faith" and was committed to the church.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:47:41 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 2128 at http://kgou.org For Steve Davis, Faith Was Bigger Than Football